summer

A garden
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Rasa Kaye
July 08, 2020 - 5:27 pm
With so much travel now relegated to armchair escapism with a travel magazine, that armchair is often planted in a home garden. Our balconies and backyards have become the destination during this safer-at-home summer. Read more here.
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Please Touch Museum summer discovery backpacks
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Justin Udo
July 06, 2020 - 2:38 pm
Please Touch Museum volunteers stuffed and distributed about 1,000 summer discovery backpacks, full of toys, activity books and supplies, to keep them busy during a socially distant summer and on track of their grade level. Read more here.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 30, 2020 - 1:44 pm
As summer approaches, most of the nation is still dealing with COVID-19 cases spiking. Experts weigh in on how to have friends over this summer while being safe.
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RADIO.COM Staff
June 30, 2020 - 10:36 am
If you’ve ever seen a huge indoor aquarium at a Bass Pro Shop store, you may have had a fleeting thought about hopping in. But police in Bossier City say one man’s thoughts didn’t flee — and he fled from the store soaking wet after jumping in.
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Student volunteer
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Suzanne Monaghan
June 30, 2020 - 4:45 am
High school students often rely on summer internships, athletics, jobs or other learning opportunities to build their college applications — but many of those programs have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, a college admissions expert encourages students to find creative ways...
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Parks on Tap 2020
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Paul Kurtz
June 26, 2020 - 12:45 pm
The people who operate Parks on Tap in Philadelphia are happy with the public's initial response to the scaled-back version of what has traditionally been a traveling beer garden. Read more here.
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mask
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Lynne Adkins
June 26, 2020 - 11:37 am
The sun may be beating down, but you still have to cover half of your face when you head out the door. To help prevent the spread of the coronavirus and keep cool, choose your mask fabric carefully. Read more here.
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A child doing homework
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Suzanne Monaghan
June 25, 2020 - 6:59 pm
Summer slide is the tendency for kids to lose some of their academic gains over the summer. And it's expected to be worse this year because of remote learning. Read more here.
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Sprayground
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Paul Kurtz
June 23, 2020 - 8:59 pm
With public swimming pools closed, rivers, creeks and streams have become more tempting targets for people who want to cool off from the summer heat. However, city officials warn there are inherent dangers of doing so. As a safe alternative, the city will open more “spraygrounds.” Read more here.
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gaming
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Justin Udo
June 22, 2020 - 4:59 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many traditional summer camps to close their doors for the season. But Philly-based gaming company Nerd Street Gamers, partnered with Butler University, launched an online summer camp program to give kids a full day of esports practice and education. Read more...
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